The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 388 378 435
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +57
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 194 192 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.51% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 94 44
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £644
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £276
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +28.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -71.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £8.63 £51.50
% change year-on-year
+108.57% -83.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39429 37564 32100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.02% 75.01% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24726 22718 19169
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1056 1102 1125
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 175 £389 +3.66% 32
London -13 58 £391 -7.94% 12
South East -17 54 £393 +8.27% 7
Hampshire +3 42 £393 +12.14%
North West -13 15 £263 -25.00% 2
West Midlands +5 14 £275 +71.87%
East of England +8 10 £290 -7.10% 2
Manchester -6 10 £250 - 1
South Wales +7 9 £320 -24.70%
Scotland +3 9 £310 -12.67% 1
Wales -2 9 £320 -24.70%
East Midlands +7 8 £450 +561.76% 3
City of London +11 6 £325 -17.19% 5
Tyne and Wear +11 6 £399 +13.94%
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 6 £399 +13.94%
North East +5 6 £399 +13.94%
South West -12 5 £400 +18.51% 5
Cheshire +5 4 - -
Surrey +3 4 £413 -21.05% 1
Birmingham -1 4 - -
Wiltshire +2 3 £275 -31.25%
Berkshire -4 3 £340 -38.18% 1
Yorkshire -34 2 £363 -0.68% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
Edinburgh - 2 £345 -
Guildford - 2 - -
Derbyshire +8 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire +5 1 - - 2
Cambridge -1 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 - -

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 148 (40.11%) Security Cleared
2 144 (39.02%) HP
3 143 (38.75%) Microsoft
4 139 (37.67%) SC Cleared
5 123 (33.33%) Oracle
6 117 (31.71%) ISTQB
7 110 (29.81%) .NET
8 106 (28.73%) Project Management
9 96 (26.02%) HTML
10 94 (25.47%) MS Excel
11 92 (24.93%) ASP.NET
12 90 (24.39%) JavaScript
13 88 (23.85%) ITIL
14 87 (23.58%) JSP
15 82 (22.22%) Citrix
15 82 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 81 (21.95%) Oracle EBS
17 79 (21.41%) Test Scripting
18 73 (19.78%) UNIX
19 65 (17.62%) SAN
20 58 (15.72%) Oracle Reports
21 57 (15.45%) Finance
22 55 (14.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
23 50 (13.55%) HP Quality Center
24 46 (12.47%) DV Cleared
25 43 (11.65%) CRM
26 42 (11.38%) Linux
26 42 (11.38%) Windows
26 42 (11.38%) Service Management
27 41 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (7.86%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.98%) CMS
3 9 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 8 (2.17%) Apache
4 8 (2.17%) IIS
5 7 (1.90%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.63%) Lync
7 5 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.08%) Confluence
9 3 (0.81%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 94 (25.47%) MS Excel
2 31 (8.40%) MS Office
3 14 (3.79%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 81 (21.95%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.63%) Agresso
5 5 (1.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (1.36%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (1.08%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.27%) SAP PP-PI
8 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.27%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.36%) SaaS
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (17.62%) SAN
2 34 (9.21%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.44%) DNS
3 9 (2.44%) DHCP
4 6 (1.63%) Firewall
5 5 (1.36%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.36%) LDAP
5 5 (1.36%) Intranet
5 5 (1.36%) SSL
5 5 (1.36%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.08%) VPN
6 4 (1.08%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.81%) NAS
7 3 (0.81%) ADSL
7 3 (0.81%) Broadband
7 3 (0.81%) LAN
7 3 (0.81%) DMZ
8 2 (0.54%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.54%) SMTP
8 2 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.72%) Oracle Reports
2 25 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.08%) DB2
4 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.81%) DTS
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.54%) Big Data
6 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.54%) QlikView
7 1 (0.27%) SQLite
7 1 (0.27%) MySQL
7 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (3.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.63%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (1.63%) Subversion
4 4 (1.08%) Ant
4 4 (1.08%) CruiseControl
4 4 (1.08%) Hudson
5 3 (0.81%) JIRA
5 3 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.54%) MSI
7 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (15.45%) Finance
2 13 (3.52%) Banking
3 12 (3.25%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.44%) Marketing
5 9 (2.44%) Publishing
5 9 (2.44%) Law
5 9 (2.44%) Legal
6 8 (2.17%) Front Office
7 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.36%) Retail
8 5 (1.36%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.81%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 92 (24.93%) Analyst
2 38 (10.30%) Test Analyst
3 28 (7.59%) Test Specialist
4 20 (5.42%) Consultant
5 17 (4.61%) Developer
5 17 (4.61%) Business Analyst
6 16 (4.34%) Support Analyst
7 15 (4.07%) Test Leader
7 15 (4.07%) Project Manager
8 14 (3.79%) Architect
8 14 (3.79%) Service Manager
9 13 (3.52%) Test Manager
10 11 (2.98%) Knowledge Manager
10 11 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (2.17%) Tester
11 8 (2.17%) Service Analyst
11 8 (2.17%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (1.90%) Support Engineer
13 6 (1.63%) Desktop Support
13 6 (1.63%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (29.81%) .NET
2 96 (26.02%) HTML
3 92 (24.93%) ASP.NET
4 87 (23.58%) JSP
5 9 (2.44%) Middleware
6 6 (1.63%) XML
6 6 (1.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.36%) XMPP
8 4 (1.08%) Web Services
9 3 (0.81%) J2EE
9 3 (0.81%) CSS
10 2 (0.54%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.54%) jQuery
10 2 (0.54%) SAP Business Workflow
11 1 (0.27%) WCF
11 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.27%) Lucene
11 1 (0.27%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.27%) Web Dynpro
11 1 (0.27%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.79%) CMDB
4 9 (2.44%) Replication
5 7 (1.90%) Wiki
5 7 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.63%) User Experience
6 6 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.36%) FMCG
7 5 (1.36%) Social Media
7 5 (1.36%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.36%) Clustering
8 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.08%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.08%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.08%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.08%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (19.78%) UNIX
2 42 (11.38%) Linux
2 42 (11.38%) Windows
3 16 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (2.98%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.71%) HPUX
7 9 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.63%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.54%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) AIX
12 1 (0.27%) MVS
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (28.73%) Project Management
2 88 (23.85%) ITIL
3 79 (21.41%) Test Scripting
4 43 (11.65%) CRM
5 42 (11.38%) Service Management
6 39 (10.57%) Incident Management
7 36 (9.76%) Service Delivery
7 36 (9.76%) Problem Management
8 33 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (8.40%) Configuration Management
10 30 (8.13%) Software Testing
11 28 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (7.32%) E-Commerce
13 26 (7.05%) Change Management
14 25 (6.78%) Security Testing
14 25 (6.78%) Migration
15 24 (6.50%) Workflow
15 24 (6.50%) ITIL V3
16 21 (5.69%) PRINCE2
16 21 (5.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (24.39%) JavaScript
2 26 (7.05%) VBA
3 25 (6.78%) PowerShell
4 23 (6.23%) SQL
5 20 (5.42%) C#
6 13 (3.52%) VB
7 10 (2.71%) Java
8 7 (1.90%) C
9 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.81%) ABAP
11 1 (0.27%) C++
11 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 148 (40.11%) Security Cleared
2 139 (37.67%) SC Cleared
3 117 (31.71%) ISTQB
4 82 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 55 (14.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 46 (12.47%) DV Cleared
7 36 (9.76%) ISEB
7 36 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (7.05%) MCITP
10 11 (2.98%) Degree
11 8 (2.17%) CCNA
12 7 (1.90%) VCP4
12 7 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.63%) MCSE
14 5 (1.36%) PMP
14 5 (1.36%) PMI Certification
14 5 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.81%) CCNP
15 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.32%) SLA
2 21 (5.69%) QA
3 7 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) HL7
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.17%) Terminal Services
4 6 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.36%) Nmap
6 3 (0.81%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.54%) XenApp
7 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.27%) vSphere
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 50 (13.55%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (1.90%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.90%) OpenView
4 5 (1.36%) SCCM
4 5 (1.36%) Nessus
5 4 (1.08%) Control-M
5 4 (1.08%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.54%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.54%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.54%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.54%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 144 (39.02%) HP
2 143 (38.75%) Microsoft
3 123 (33.33%) Oracle
4 82 (22.22%) Citrix
5 33 (8.94%) Cisco
6 23 (6.23%) SAP
7 16 (4.34%) VMware
8 9 (2.44%) BMC
8 9 (2.44%) Lotus
8 9 (2.44%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.17%) Sybase
9 8 (2.17%) Remedy
10 4 (1.08%) IBM
10 4 (1.08%) Altiris
11 3 (0.81%) Pega
11 3 (0.81%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.81%) ATG
11 3 (0.81%) Symantec
11 3 (0.81%) webMethods
11 3 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Capita
Rate: shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £15000.00 - £16000.00 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 22 days ago